The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 100 90
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 10 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.74% 1.96% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.38% 5.67% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 28
Median salary £32,500 £31,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +21.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,250 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 420 564 460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 31.27% 34.54% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 353 425 389
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,950 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Oxfordshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Oxfordshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Witney - 9 £32,500 -
Oxford +4 1 £27,500 +4.76%
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
4 11 (68.75%) Office 365
4 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
4 11 (68.75%) SAN
4 11 (68.75%) Backup Exec
5 10 (62.50%) WSUS
5 10 (62.50%) SCCM
5 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (62.50%) VMware
5 10 (62.50%) Apple
5 10 (62.50%) Citrix
5 10 (62.50%) Symantec
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 10 (62.50%) HP
5 10 (62.50%) Dell
5 10 (62.50%) DHCP
5 10 (62.50%) DNS
5 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
5 10 (62.50%) Windows 10
5 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (56.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 9 (56.25%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (56.25%) Skype
6 9 (56.25%) SmoothWall

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
2 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (56.25%) SAS
3 9 (56.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) SAN
2 10 (62.50%) DHCP
2 10 (62.50%) DNS
3 9 (56.25%) iSCSI
3 9 (56.25%) Skype
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (56.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Support Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Systems Support
2 9 (56.25%) Systems Support Engineer
3 8 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Junior
4 3 (18.75%) Junior Software Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Junior Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Software Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.25%) EMC VNX
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
4 10 (62.50%) Windows 10
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (56.25%) Apple iOS
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
6 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Customer Requirements
1 9 (56.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 9 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
1 9 (56.25%) Migration
1 9 (56.25%) Presales
1 9 (56.25%) Web Filtering
2 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) System Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (56.25%) vSphere
3 9 (56.25%) XenApp
3 9 (56.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Backup Exec
2 10 (62.50%) SCCM
2 10 (62.50%) WSUS
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 9 (56.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (56.25%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Apple
1 10 (62.50%) Citrix
1 10 (62.50%) Dell
1 10 (62.50%) HP
1 10 (62.50%) Symantec
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Sophos
2 9 (56.25%) Veeam
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
4 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard